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Road Race Information

Sunday, June 10, 2018   |   5K Road Race at 9:30 am   |   Kids Fun Run 8:30 am  


Click here for registration form (PDF format).

(If you are part of a running program like Girls in Stride or Zoomerangs,
please contact the group leader before registering.)

 5KStart laughing runners  KFR start closer

5K COURSE: The 5K scenic, flat course begins on Raymond Road, winds through West Hartford neighborhoods and ends on Burr Street near West Hartford Town  Hall.  The race is RRCA sanctioned and USATF certified: 5K course #CT-89005-DR.  Click here for 5K map.

KIDS' FUN RUN COURSE: Children 10 & under may participate in the half mile Kids' Fun Run which starts in Blue Back Square at 8:30 am (registration required). New Fun Run Course as of 2017! Click here for Kids' Fun Run map. Every participant earns a medal!

DAY-OF REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN: Runners should check in at the big tent in the back of the Town Hall Parking Lot (50 Main Street, West Hartford) between Memorial Garage and the ShowMobile Stage on Sunday, June 10h between 8 am and 9 am.   

PARKING & DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 43 off I-84, turn right at end of ramp, at traffic light turn left on Trout Brook Rd. and head north. At third traffic light, turn left onto Farmington Avenue. Turn left again at first traffic light onto Raymond Road. Turn right onto Isham Road. FREE Parking is available in Isham Street Garage opposite Whole Foods.

5K: $25 per runner until June 1; $30 for registrations postmarked or received after June 1.
Kids Fun Run: $5 per child (10 & under).

Online registration for both races will be available April 1 - June 7, 2018.

PRE-RACE PACKAGE PICK UP: Pre-registered runners may pick up race packets at Fleet Feet Sports (1003 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford) on Friday, June 8, from 3 pm to 6 pm, and Saturday, June 9, from 9 am to Noon. Race registrations will also be accepted at Fleet Feet Sports during these times (cash or check only).

FREE t-shirts to first 600 5K runners (available at pre-race packet pick up or on race day)

AWARDS for Competitive Divisions (Ceremony will begin approximately a half hour after the end of the race. Only one award per person.)
Sherman Malley Memorial Trophy awarded to 1st place male overall.
Prizes valued at $100 or more to 1st place overall female and male runners and 1st place West Hartford female and male runners.
Fleet Feet Trophy awarded to 1st place female overall.
Don Lloyd Trophy awarded to 1st place ages 65+.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd-place gift cards ($30, $25, and $20) will be awarded by age groups: 10& under; 11-14; 15-18; 19-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; (and new as of 2017!) 80+!

All registrants eligible! (only one award per person and must be present.)
Ten gift certificates valued at $25 or more.

2017 Celebrate! West Hartford 5K Road Race Results
2016 Celebrate! West Hartford 5K Road Race Results